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VIDEO: 'Diblings' - the siblings created through donors 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 10:50:28 GMT 
    Being a 'dibling' - a child biologically connected through egg or sperm donation, can lead to a large family of half brothers and sisters, as the Victoria Derbyshire programme finds out.


VIDEO: Meeting the Mayfair squatters 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 14:33:16 GMT 
    A group squatting in a building in London's Mayfair have been ordered to leave the property following a ruling by the High Court.


VIDEO: Why children love the # symbol 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 12:48:03 GMT 
    Hashtag has been declared "children's word of the year" by the Oxford University Press.


VIDEO: Police recruits get tough in Ukraine 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:50 GMT 
    David Stern visited the police academy in Ukraine where new police officers are being trained as part of a major programme of reforms to the service.


VIDEO: Street workout to get SA children fit 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:44 GMT 
    South African street workout competitor Smith Mangena is taking the sport back to the townships to keep young people healthy.


Bangladeshi boat migrants doomed from the start 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 19:00:11 GMT 
    The BBC's Justin Rowlatt discovers some migrants are so desperate to leave Bangladesh that they knowingly board ships destined for prison camps.


US-China tensions rise over Beijing's 'Great Wall of Sand' 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 01:19:27 GMT 
    The US is expected to have tough words with China at a regional security meeting, over Beijing's building activities in the South China Sea, says Jonathan Marcus.


Iran hardliners crack down on freedom of speech 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 01:34:39 GMT 
    Hardliners target universities and pop concerts in a new crackdown on freedom of speech and expression in Iran, says Rana Rahimpour.


Why the Americans took on Fifa 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 14:12:01 GMT 
    America doesn't even like football, they say, so why does it want to clean it up for the world?


Android app age ratings grow up 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 03:05:28 GMT 
    Later this week Google will hand over control of its Play store's Android app ratings to a third-party.


Russian gas industry looks east 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:12 GMT 
    Despite sanctions and low prices, Russia's gas industry is in surprisingly good health, not least due to closer ties with China.


Swiss cheese hole origins solved 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 16:47:36 GMT 
    Scientists say they have discovered why Swiss cheese has holes in it: apparently, it is all down to how dirty buckets are when the milk is collected.


India's Mysore crowns new maharaja 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 10:54:51 GMT 
    A 23-year-old graduate from the University of Massachusetts is crowned the new maharaja of Mysore, titular head of the 600-year-old Wadiyar dynasty.


Honda, Fiat and BMW in airbag recall 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 20:13:20 GMT 
    Three major carmakers have expanded recalls of vehicles with faulty Takata airbags.


Ireland votes through Aer Lingus deal 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 19:49:02 GMT 
    The Republic of Ireland's parliament has approved the sale of the nation's 25% stake in Aer Lingus to British Airways owner, IAG.
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